Valparaiso University Chapel requested space planning and furniture that could accommodate their need to host services in alternative layouts, graduation ceremonies, concerts, harvest feasts and other large student gatherings that cannot be fulfilled by their sports stadium.
Our space planning exercise showed how the Coventry chair could be easily used, moved, and stored.
During this stage of the process, before the order was placed, we worked very closely with our European timber suppliers to ensure there were enough sections of the timber needed to fulfil the project without delaying our delivery date.
An order was placed quickly, and we began production of 1,545 Coventry chairs.
We delivered the Coventry chairs to the Chapel of Resurrection in Indiana USA, on time, 17 weeks after the raising of the first order.
The Chapel is now able to host many different types of services, concerts, and student events that significantly impact on the wellbeing and support of the student and adult congregation, and wider audience.
The design and material of the Coventry chairs mirror the mid-century modern aesthetic of the Chapel of Resurrection - they look as if they have always been there - which is precisely our intention in every project we undertake.